President and principal architect William E. Gould, AIA, founded the firm in 1996. Artik is a full-service architecture firm committed to producing great educational environments. Artik’s multiple partner firm focuses on balancing artistic creativity with technical excellence to create functional, economical projects with the highest quality of design. With these thoughts in mind, we have consciously developed a practice that allows us to focus on just a few clients in order to provide the highest level of communication and service. Our staff specializes in educational architecture and over 80% of our work is for public K-12 and Community College Districts in Northern California.